Global innovation landscape is in transition as emerging economies gear up
market power and knowledge capacities. Consequently, competitive innovation
strategies are in state of flux, as industries, firms, and regions seek to
partner with new global innovation hubs. This seminar explores the state of
innovation and knowledge potential and possibilities in Brazil and Africa
today and the near future.
The seminar focusses on the evolution of Brazilian federal and state level
innovation systems, Finnish-Brazilian research cooperation, and ICT innovation
in Brazil, and considers broady policy and business strategies in the context
of global innovation.
The seminar is organized by VTT as part of the project “Smart Globalization”
that has investigated global innovation networks.
You are welcome to join this seminar on 26th of September!
Principal Scientist, Innovation and Knowledge
VTT – Technical Research Centre of Finland
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Place: VTT, Tekniikantie 2, Espoo, Auditorium.
26th September 2012.
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8.30-9.00 Coffee and networking
Hannes Toivanen, VTT
Doing Business in
Global Value Chains
Kari Komulainen, Tekes - Finnish Funding
Agency for Technology and Innovation. Download
9.15-11.00. Session I: Innovation in Brazil
Outward Globalization of the Brazilian Innovation System
Lima Toivanen, VTT. Download.
Environment: The Case of Minas Gerais State
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Research Cooperation and Strategic Intrests – Bibliometric Analysis,
Husso, Innovation and Research Council. Download.
11.00-11.30. Coffee Break
11.30-12.30 Session II: Innovation in Africa
Finnish SME ICT Innovations in Africa
Hannes Toivanen. Download.
for Wireless Infrastucture in Emerging Telecom Markets
Kemppinen, Nokia Siemens Networks. Download.
12.30 Closing of the seminar
12.30 Possibility for lunch at VTT
Smart Globalization project is supported by Tekes – Finnish Funding Agency for
Technology and Innovation. For more information about this project, visit: http://www.vtt.fi/sites/i4d/i4d_smartg.jsp?lang=en